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Cannes Film Fest Releases Lineup for Its 70th Edition; Horror Entries Include Twin Peaks, Okja, and More!



The Cannes Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 70th edition, running May 17-28, and it includes some potentially fantastic titles. For example, there will be a screening of Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, Bong Joon-ho’s Okja, and David Lynch will be present to premiere the first two episodes of the “Twin Peaks” revival. There will also be a screening of Takashi Miike’s Blade of the Immortal.

Supposedly, Cannes this year will be a highly politicized event with many of the films taking on issues that are prevalent in today’s culture and climate.

The full list of films can be found below.

Opening Night Film

Ismael’s Ghost directed by Arnaud Desplechin


The Day After directed by Hong Sangsoo

Loveless directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

Good Time directed by Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie

You Were Never Really Here directed by Lynne Ramsay

Jupiter’s Moon directed by Kornél Mandruczo

L’amant Double directed by François Ozon

The Killing of a Sacred Deer directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

A Gentle Creature directed by Sergei Loznitsa

Radiance directed by Naomi Kawase

Wonderstruck directed by Todd Haynes

Happy End directed by Michael Haneke

In the Fade directed by Fatih Akin

Rodin directed by Jacques Doillon

The Beguiled directed by Sofia Coppola

Le Redoutable directed by Michel Hazanavicius

Okja directed by Bong Joon-ho

120 Battements Par Minute directed by Robin Campillo

The Meyerowitz Stories directed by Noah Baumbach

Un Certain Regard

April’s Daughter directed by Michel Franco

Lucky directed by Sergio Castellitto

Jeune Femme directed by Léonor Serraille

Western directed by Valeska Grisebach

Wind River directed by Taylor Sheridan

Directions directed by Stephan Komandarev

After the War directed by Annarita Zambrano

Dregs directed by Mohammad Rasoulof

Out by György Kristóf

The Nature of Time directed by Karim Moussaoui

Before We Vanish directed by Kurosawa Kiyoshi

L’atelier by Laurent Cantet

Beauty and the Dogs by Kaouther Ben Hania

Barbara directed by Mathieu Amalric

Closeness directed by Kantemir Balagov

The Desert Bride directed by Cecilia Atan and Valeria Pivato

Out of Competition

Blade of the Immortal directed by by Takashi Miike

How to Talk to Girls at Parties directed by John Cameron Mitchell

Visages, Villages directed by Agnès Varda

Special Screenings

12 Jours directed by Raymond Depardon

They directed by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

An Inconvenient Sequel directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk

Top of the Lake: China Girl directed by Jane Campion & Ariel Kleiman

Promised Land directed by Eugene Jarecki

24 Frames directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Napalm directed by Claude Lanzmann

Come Swim directed by Kristen Stewart

Demons in Paradise directed by Jude Ratman

Sea Sorrow directed by Vanessa Redgrave

Clair’s Camera directed by Hong Sangsoo

Twin Peaks directed by David Lynch

Midnight Screenings

The Villainess directed by Jung Byung Gil

The Merciless directed by Byun Sung-Hyun

Prayer Before Dawn directed by Jean Stephane Sauvaire

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Creep 2 Starring Mark Duplass Hits Netflix This December



Just the other day we shared with you guys an exclusive interview with Partick Brice, the director of the Mark Duplass-starring found footage flicks Creep and Creep 2.

Today we have the awesome news that the killer sequel Creep 2 will be hitting Netflix streaming on December 23rd.

The original creeptastic motion picture is already streaming on Netflix so if you need to catch up – or just watch the original again – you can do so tonight and get ready for the sequel which, personally, I found to be superior (if even just slightly) to the original.

What did you think of the original film? Are you excited to check out the sequel? Or have you already seen it? Make sure to let us know in the comments below or on social media!

Creep 2 starring Mark Duplass and Desiree Akhavan hits Netflix December 23rd!


Desiree Akhavan (“Girls”, APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR) stars as Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men. After finding an ad online for “video work,” she thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer (Mark Duplass, reprising his role from the previous film). Unable to resist the chance to create a truly shocking piece of art, she agrees to spend the day with him. However, as the day goes on she discovers she may have dug herself into a hole she can’t escape.

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Waxwork Records Unveils Phenomenal 2018 Subscription Package



Our pals over at Waxwork Records have unveiled their 2018 subscription bundle and it’s packed to the brim with some absolutely fantastic titles! Horror fans who enjoy spinning their music on turntables can look forward to two Romero titles, Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, Joe Dante’s The ‘Burbs, Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell, and lastly they’ll have Jordan Peele’s smash success title Get Out. On top of getting those five records, those who join the subscription program will also receive a t-shirt, coffee mug, poster, notebook, magnet, enamel pin, calendar, and more.

For Night of the Living Dead, Waxwork Records worked closely with the film’s original creators, including Romero himself prior to his passing, the Museum of Modern Art, and The Criterion Collection so that they could source audio from the 4K restoration. It will be released as a 2xLP package.

Dawn of the Dead will also get a 2xLP release that will include brand new artwork, re-mastered audio, and more. The same kind of treatment is being given to The ‘Burbs. Christopher Young’s Drag Me to Hell soundtrack will be a single LP but will get the same level of attention and quality as the other titles.

As for Peele’s Get Out. Michael Abels; score will be released on a 2xLP vinyl set and will pay tribute to one of the most culturally significant movies of the past several years.

The Waxwork Records subscription package will be $250 ($285 in Canada) and will open up for sale this Friday, the 24th. More information can be found on Waxwork’s website.

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I Already Have a Dog But Now I Want a Baby Dinosaur



The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World, is rumored to be attached to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Since that film is going to be coming out in less than a month, it’s no surprise that the marketing campaign for the dino-filled trailer is already starting and today it kicks off with a six-second teaser that is as adorable as you can get!

In the teaser, Chris Pratt’s Owen Grady is petting a baby velociraptor, which coos and twitters in the cutest of fashions. Is there anything else going on? Nah. Does something else need to happen? Nope. The movie already has me sold.

Directed by J.A. Bayona (When a Monster Calls), Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom also stars Bryce Dallas Howard, B.D. Wong, and Toby Jones. However, the biggest and most important star of the film will be the return of Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm, who is, in my humble opinion, the best character in the franchise, besting even the T-rex that seemingly cannot die.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will evolve into theaters on June 22, 2018.

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